Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 171 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...t upon it practically.
I do not hold that the clause of the Constitution which authorizes Congress to declare war applies to any internal difficulties; nor do I believe that the Constitution of the United States ever contemplated the preservation of the Union by one-half of the States warring on the other half.
It provides for putting down insurrection, but it does not provide for the raising of armies by ...
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